Joyce L. Warner

MICHIGAMME, MI – Joyce Lee (Gaddin) (Krask) Warner – Mother, Wife, Grandmother, Friend, Animal Lover, Hair Stylist, age 78, of 338 W. Main St., Michigamme entered eternal life Thursday February, 14, 2013 at her home, which was her wish, and while in the loving care of her family and the Lake Superior Hospice.

Joyce was born November 21, 1934 in Chicago, IL, the eldest child of Charles & Dorothy (Link) Gaddin. She lived in Chicago, IL until 1988 when she moved to Michigamme, MI. At the age of nineteen Joyce married Theodore Krask with whom she had three children and thirty five years of marriage until his passing in 1988. She was a hair stylist and business owner for over twenty years. She married Timothy Warner in 1995 with whom she shared over 17 years of marriage, they were together until her passing.

She loved laughing, antiquing, fishing, playing cards and games, along with spending time with family, friends and pets. Joyce was a fighter, who loved to be in charge. She enjoyed to throw cake and flour. Joyce was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She loved to visit with Sister Marge and Sister Lois who for many years have been great friends to her.

Survivors include her husband Timothy Warner of Michigamme, three children Patricia (Jack) Tyeptanar of Crystal Lake, IL, Anthony (Carol) Krask of Chicago, IL and Theodore (Billie Jo) Krask of Michigamme, a sister Audrey (Norm) DeRoche, a brother Joseph (Janet) Gaddin, sister-in-law Ann Gaddin, grandchildren Jessica Tringl, Melissa (Peter) Wielicki, Jennifer Tringl, Robert Krask, Alexis Krask, and Frankie Krask, great grandchildren Nicholas and Lillian Wielicki, along with many other members of her family, friends and pets. She was preceded in death by her first husband Theodore Krask, Sr., her parents, a brother Charles Gaddin, her good friend James Orsula, along with many family, friends and animals she loved over the years.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 11:00am – 1:00pm on Monday, February 18, 2013 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Champion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00pm on Monday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Champion with the Rev. Msgr. Peter Oberto to officiate. A luncheon will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church basement.

Our Family would like to Thank God for hearing our prayers and comforting us in our time of need, along with the Lake Superior Hospice for their support and care.

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